RESTORATION PROJECT OF THE STRIP DOWN AND REBUILD OF BN’s 1958 DOWTY JET BOAT

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This is the start of the strip down of the jet unit from the steering nozzle, then the reaction unit the impellors and the main bearing assembly.

It also shows the broken reverse plate sliders and the new ones that I had made.

See ‘Jet Steering Nozzle Strip Down’ page for more detail as well

Jet outlet unit and steering blades before blasting

Jet outlet unit and steering blades removed

Jet outlet unit straightener before blasting

Reverse gate rollers and kit

Broken reverse gate upright (left) new one (right)

Unit manufacturer and part number

Jet intake and activation unit

Jet outlet unit, steering gear and reverse slider

Jet outlet

Jet outlet unit stage 2 impeller

Removing stage 2 impeller

2nd stage impeller removed revealing cutlas bearing

Impeller blade

Jet unit ID plate